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This Day in Disney History February 5th

1950-Actor Jonathon Freeman is born.

1953-True Life Adventure Bear Country airs.

Animated film  Peter Pan is released.

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1960-Television show Two Happy Amigos airs.

1961-Television show Texas John Slaughter: A Holster Full of Law airs.

1967-Part 4 of Television show Gallagher Goes West: Trial by Terror airs.

1978-Television movie The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance airs.

1982-Film Night Crossing is released.

1987-Disney Legend Cyril Edgar dies.

1993-Educational film Recycle Rex releases the California version.

1996-Disney channel series Spellbinder premieres.

Television series Second Noah premieres on ABC.

1999-Touchstone film Rushmore is officially released.

2000-Disney Channel movie The Color of Friendship airs.

2004-Disney Legend and Imagineer John Hench dies.

2009-Fantasyland attraction It’s a Small World reopens in Disneyland with a deeper trench to accomadate the large growing number of Disney guests and a few Disney characters were tastefully placed into the ride.

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2017-Restaurant Starring Rolls Cafe closes in Sunset Boulevard of Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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This Day in Disney History November 27th

1957-Television show How to Relax airs.

1959-Television show A Storm Called Maria airs.

1960-Part 2 of Television show Moochie of Pop Warner Football airs.

1983-Television special Krag, the Kootenay Ram airs.

1986-Television special Disney’s Fluppy Dogs airs.

1987-Television special Disney’s DTV Monster Hits airs.

Television special Walt Disney World Celebrity Circus airs.

1988-Television film The Absent-Minded Professor airs.

1996-Live Action movie 101 Dalmatians starring Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Hugh Laurie, Mark Williams and Joan Plowright is released.

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2002-Animated film Treasure Planet featuring the voice talents of Martin Short, David Hyde Pierce, Emma Thompson, Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, Brian Murray, Michael McShane, Corey Burton, Tony Jay and Patrick McGoohan is released.

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2013-Animated short Get a Horse! is released.

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Computer animated film Frozen is released.

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This Day in Disney History November 4th

1985-Disney Legend Ben Sharpsteen is born.

1938-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Golf Game is released.

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1949-Pluto cartoon Sheep Dog is released.

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1957-Disney Legend Norm Ferguson dies.

1962-Part 2 of Television Show Sammy, the Way Out Seal airs.

1974-Television film Adventure in Satan’s Canyon airs.

1981-Television series The Fall Guy premieres on ABC.

1983-Television series Five Mile Creek premieres.

1988-Touchstone film The Good Mother directed by Leonard Nimoy and starring Diane Keaton and Niam Neeson is released.

1990-First American Teacher Award is held.

1991-Disney Legend Roger Broggie dies.

1994-Store The Walt Disney Gallery opens in connection with Disney Store.

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2002-ABC Soap Opera Bistro closes.

2005-Computer animated film Chicken Little is released.

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2013-Fantasyland Meet n Greet for Frozen characters Elsa and Anna opens in Disneyland replacing the Tangled Meet and Greet.

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This Day in Disney History October 24th

1910-Disney Legend Poul Brahe Pederson is born.

1929-Silly Symphony cartoon Springtime is released.

1941-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Camera airs.

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1956-Television special Behind the Cameras in Lapland/Alaskan Eskimo airs.

1958-Television show Rusty and the Falcon airs.

1984-Television special A Disney Halloween airs.

1994-Animated series Gargoyles premieres.

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2001-ABC Family premieres after Disney acquires it from Fox.  Originally it was Fox Family. It is now known as Freeform.

2002-Final episode of Push, Nevada airs.

2003-Animated series House of Mouse airs final episode.

2008-Movie High School Musical 3: Senior Year is released.

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2012-Disney Legend Lucille Martin dies.

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2014-Magic Kingdom Parade Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! premieres at Walt Disney World.

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This Day in Disney History July 30th

1907-Disney Legend and Mooseketeer Roy Williams is born.

1932-Silly Symphony cartoon Flowers and Trees is released.  It is the first piece of film to ever be in color.

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Silly Symphony cartoon Just Dogs is released.

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1942-Pluto cartoon Out of the Frying Pan and into the Firing Line is delivered to the US Government.

1943-Goofy cartoon Victory Vehicles is released.

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1948-Donald Duck cartoon The Trial of Donald Duck is released.

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1955-Tomorrowland attraction Tomorrowland Boats opens in Disneyland.

1956-Frontierland attraction Mineral Hall opens at Disneyland.

1982-Film Tex is released.

1986-Film Flight of the Navigator starring Joey Cramer, Cliff De Young and Sarah Jessica Parker is released.

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1993-Adventureland attraction Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril opens at Euro Disney now Disneyland Paris.

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1994-Restaurant Odyssey closes in Epcot.

1998-Disney Cruise Lines launches its Maiden voyage on the Disney Magic.

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1999-Touchstone film Runaway Bride starring Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Joan Cusack and Hector Elizondo is released.

2004-Touchstone film directed by M. Knight Shyamalan The Village starring Joaquin Phoenix, Bryce Dallas Howard, Adrien Brody, William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver and Brenden Gleason is released.

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Final episode of Life with Bonnie airs.

2008-Final episode of Dave the Barbarian airs.

2010-Disney X D series Aaron Stone ends.

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This Day in Disney History May 19th

1906-Disney Legend Jimmy MacDonald is born.

1915-Disney Legend Al Konetzni is born.

1934-Mickey Mouse cartoon Gulliver Mickey is released.

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Film Academy Award Review of Walt Disney Cartoons is released

1939-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Cousin Gus is released.

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1950-Pluto cartoon Primitive Pluto is released.

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1960-Film Pollyanna starring Haley Mills, Jane Wyman, Richard Egan, Karl Malden, Nancy Olsen, Agnes Moorehead, Adolphe Menjou, Donald Crisp and Kevin Corcoran is released.

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1969-Final episode of The Big Valley airs on ABC.

1971-Frontierland attraction Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes opens in Disneyland replacing Indian War Canoes.

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1984-Final episode of Fantasy Island airs on ABC.

1986-Circle Vision film Magic Carpet ‘Round the World closes at Tokyo Disneyland.

1987-Disney Channel series Anne of Avonlea: The Continuing Story of Anne of Green Gables airs.

1990-Disney Channel premiere film Mother Goose Rock ‘n’ Rhyme is released.

1993-Miniseries Wild Palms airs final episode on ABC.

1999-Film Star Wars I The Phantom Menace starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGreggor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Samuel L Jackson, Terrence Stamp, Ian McDairmid, Kenny Baker, Anthony Daniels and Frank Oz is released.

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2000-Live action and animated film Dinosaur is released.

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2005-Film Star Wars III Revenge of the Sith starring Ewan McGreggor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christenson, Ian McDairmid, Samuel L Jackson, Christopher Lee, Temuera Morrison, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz and James Earl Jones is released.

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2006-Mission: Space premieres the Green Team experience in Epcot’s Future World, it is a less intensive version of Mission: Space.

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2008-Television series The Bachelorette premieres, this is it’s second run.

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This Day in Disney History April 28th

1930-Silly Symphony cartoon Night is released.

1939-Donald Duck cartoon Hockey Champ is released.

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1950-Donald Duck cartoon Trailer Horn is released.

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1968-Television show Nature’s Charter Tours airs.

1995-Hollywood Picture A Pyromaniac’s Love Story is released.

1997-Fantasyland restaurant Cinderella’s Royal Table opens in Magic Kingdom, replacing King Stephan’s Banquet Hall.

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Part 2 of Miniseries The Shining airs on ABC.

2002-Marketplace icon Captain’s Tower closes to become the Disney’s Pin Traders location in Downtown Disney.

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2004-Final episode of Rolie Polie Olie airs.

2006-Touchstone film Stick It starring Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym and Vanessa Lengies is released.

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2008-Fantasyland attraction It’s a Small World opens at Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Store Abu’s Bazaar opens in Arabian Coast of Tokyo DisneySea.

2010-Television series Happy Town premieres on ABC.

2016-Earful Tower is taken down at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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